Bone Graft

41 clinic(s) offering Bone Graft treatment in 25 countries
Bone Graft
Dr. Mariano Estrada Verified

Dr. Mariano and his entire staff are committed to treating you with the compassion and respect you deserve. They believe in providing dental treatments that address both your short and long term oral health needs.

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I Love My Dentist Clinic Verified

Using advanced cosmetic dental treatments and materials, the top-rated Tijuana dental clinic, I love my Dentist, can make a real difference. The skill, experience, and commitment of our practice — using a unique combination of science and artistry — can literally redesign your smile. Even a subtle change in your smile helps you to project an image of self-confidence and high personal esteem.

RamLanz Dental Clinic and Laboratory Verified

At the top dental clinic in Mexicali, RamLanz Dental Clinic and Laboratory, we are honored to offer you a myriad of modern services that enhance your oral hygiene, repair the teeth and restore their function, and improve their appearance.

19 more treatments
Cancun Cosmetic Dentistry Verified

Cancun Cosmetic Dentistry experts are ready to give you a smile makeover! Our team is your #1 choice for dental implants and affordable cosmetic dentistry in Mexico! We have the solutions you need to fix your smile!

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New Look Dental Verified

New Look Dental has the best dental treatment prices in Cancun! Guaranteed! We have over a decade of experience in Cancun — from high quality materials, to the professional staff and the best location.

What is Bone Grafting?

Bone grafting is a re-constructive dental procedure used to rebuild or strengthen jawbone that has been damaged by periodontal gum disease, severe decay, and trauma or tooth loss causing the jawbone to recede or collapse. Dental implant candidates often require bone grafting before surgery to ensure the successful implantation of implants.

 

Bone is removed from another area of the body and inserted the jawbone. The inserted bone grafts fuse to the existing bone and gradually encourage growth of the patient’s natural jawbone.

 

Bone for dental bone grafting is commonly taken from the hip or chin. If patients do not want to use bone from another area of the body, dentists can use 'bone' material made from synthetic materials.

 

A Good Candidate for Bone Grafting

Bone grafting candidates are patients who are missing jawbone because the bone has receded or there is not enough jawbone to support a dental implant.

 

Bone Grafting Procedure

Periodontists make an incision in the gum to reveal the jawbone. Small holes are prepared into the area of the jaw where the bone graft will be placed. If a large amount of bone grafting is needed the grafted bone will be secured into the existing bone with titanium screws.

 

Bone marrow may be placed on top of the bone graft to stimulate healing before the incision is sealed. Periodontists place tissue membrane over the dental bone graft and seal the incision with dental sutures.

 

The length of the procedure depends on the amount of bone grafting needed. The time can range from 2 hours to 5 hours if bone is removed from another area of the body and re-located.